Tech

Several makerspaces have been started in the Vancouver area in recent years.
The City of Vancouver has no plans to accept Bitcoin.
Local startups developing innovative hardware and software.
Vancouver-based tech startup nTrust wants to “free everyone’s money”, according to Rod Hsu.
TruckPlease Web, a local startup, launched its moving-jobs website in April.
Samsung is getting into virtual reality with the Galaxy Gear VR headset.
Locals are making everything from sex products to cell models with 3-D printers.
The university is assessing the feasibility of accepting the cryptocurrency for some payments and installing Bitcoin ATMs in its bookstores.
PeerRenters allows people to rent out things they own to others in the same area.
A survey of Lower Mainland health facilities confirmed that the region’s larger hospitals are woefully lagging behind patients’ and family members’ demands for Wi-Fi.